Dawn-Christi Bruijnzeel, M.D.

Dawn-Christi M Bruijnzeel, M.D.

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Stop Chasing One's Tail: Resist the Practice of Treating Serial Side-Effects.
Asian journal of psychiatry

Antipsychotic Polypharmacy: State of the Science and Guidelines for Practice. It's difficult to stop once you start.
Asian journal of psychiatry

Pros and Cons of Medical Cannabis use by People with Chronic Brain Disorders.
Current neuropharmacology

Modelling schizophrenia: Opportunities and challenges.
Asian journal of psychiatry

Spotlight on brexpiprazole and its potential in the treatment of schizophrenia and as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of major depression.
Drug design, development and therapy

Lurasidone in the treatment of schizophrenia: a critical evaluation.
Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy

Antipsychotic treatment of schizophrenia: an update.
Asian journal of psychiatry

Risk factors for incomplete bladder emptying after midurethral sling.

Does change in definition of psychotic symptoms in diagnosis of schizophrenia in DSM-5 affect caseness?
Asian journal of psychiatry

A fatal case of adynamic ileus following initiation of clozapine.
The American journal of psychiatry

The Concept of Schizophrenia: From the 1850S To the Dsm-5
Psychiatric Annals

Time to log off: New diagnostic criteria for problematic Internet use


Cumulative effect of anatomical risk factors for schizophrenia: an MRI study
Biological Psychiatry

Research Interests

Dr. Bruijnzeel serves for several years as Medical Director of the inpatient psychiatry unit at the VA. She is also Director of ECT Services at the VA. She worked for 10 years providing psychiatric care for the homeless at a local shelter.

Dr. Bruijnzeel enjoys being involved in the training of psychiatry residents, medical students and physicians assistant (PA) students through clinical teaching on her inpatient service at the VA as well as lectures.

Dr. Bruijnzeel is interested in schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. She also focuses on ECT as a treatment for mood disorders and thought disorders.